Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Applied Mathematics

Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Field of Study:Applied Mathematics
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $10,000

This cost estimate represents the tuition for the first year.

Careers:Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers


The Department of Applied Mathematics has 25 faculty members and over 70 graduate students. We offer undergraduate plans in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics that attract outstanding students. The wide range of interdisciplinary research being undertaken in the department provides a stimulating environment for our graduate program.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • An overall 78% average or its equivalent for undergraduate work.
  • A four-year Honours Bachelor degree with a specialization in Mathematics, or in Science or Engineering with a strong concentration in mathematics.
  • Students who have a strong academic record but who have some gaps in their Applied Mathematics background may be admitted subject to the requirement that they complete a selection of fourth year undergraduate courses as part of their graduate program.
  • Application Notes :
  • Résumé
  • Supplementary information form
  • Transcript(s)
  • 3 references. Type of references: normally from academic sources.
  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)
  • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 29, 2022